HKUST Admission Flyer 2023-24

Postgraduate Studies at HKUST 2023-24

HKUST and HKUST(GZ), with their respective pedagogical approaches, are synergistically connected under the framework of “Unified HKUST, Complementary Campuses”. With the former being curiosity-driven and the latter mission-motivated, our unique academic structure is designed to tackle today’s complex global issues. HKUST offers disciplinary programs through well-established Schools and the Interdisciplinary Programs Office, while HKUST(GZ) trail-blazes a cross-disciplinary approach featuring four Hubs serving as a nexus among disciplines, under which are the Thrust Areas representing key emerging areas for cutting-edge research. Unique Academic Structure

Admission Requirements and Timeline English Language Requirements Fulfill the English language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments1: Program-Specific Admission Requirements Some programs may stipulate additional requirements for admission. 1 2 3 Admission Requirements Admission Timeline General Admission Requirements For all applicants seeking postgraduate admission • a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution or an approved equivalent qualification For PhD applicants (additional to the above) • a proven record of outstanding performance from a recognized institution or presented evidence of satisfactory work at the postgraduate level on a full-time basis for at least one year, or on a parttime basis for at least two years Apply Online: apply Details: adm-req Proficiency Test Minimum Score TOEFL – Internet-based Test (iBT)2 80 (in one single attempt) TOEFL – Paper-based Test (pBT) 550 TOEFL – Revised Paper-delivered Test 60 (total scores for Reading, Listening and Writing sections) IELTS (Academic Module)2 Overall score: 6.5 and all sub-scores: 5.5 Duolingo English Test 105 (accepted only under COVID-19) 1 You are not required to present TOEFL or IELTS score if your first language is English, or your bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualification) was awarded by an institution where the medium of instruction was English. 2 The TOEFL-iBT Home Edition and IELTS Indicator are accepted under COVID-19. Visit for details. 2023-24 Fall Intake 1 September 2022 Applications open 1 December 2022 HKPFS applications close December 2022 onwards Please check the closing dates for individual programs at and apply well before the respective deadlines September 2022 to August 2023 Admission offers will be issued on a rolling basis, according to individual program’s admission schedule Mid-August 2023 Program registration 2023-24 Spring Intake (for selected PG programs only) September 2023 Applications open Mid-December 2023 Applications close Mid-January 2024 Program registration

2023-24 Postgraduate Programs Research Programs Taught Programs PhD MPhil MSc MA DBA/ EMBA/MBA SCIENCE Analytical Chemistry • Biotechnology • Chemistry • • Data-Driven Modeling • Financial Mathematics • Global Marine Resources Management • Life Science • • Mathematics • • Mathematics for Educators • Nano Science and Technology • • Physics • • BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT Doctor of Business Administration • Digital MBA for Global Leaders • Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA • HKUST Executive MBA • HKUST-NYU Stern MS in Global Finance • MBA • Accounting • • Business Analytics • Economics • • Finance • • Global Operations • Information Systems • Information Systems Management • International Management • Management • Marketing • • Operations Management • HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE Chinese Culture • Global China Studies • Humanities • • International Language Education • Social Science • • • PhD: Doctor of Philosophy; MPhil: Master of Philosophy; MSc: Master of Science; MA: Master of Arts; DBA: Doctor of Business Administration; EMBA: Executive Master of Business Administration; MBA: Master of Business Administration; MPM: Master of Public Management; MPP: Master of Public Policy; PGD: Postgraduate Diploma

Research Programs Taught Programs PhD MPhil MSc MPM/MPP PGD ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY Aeronautical Engineering • Big Data Techchnology • Bioengineering • • Biomolecular Engineering and Health Informatics* • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering • • Chemical and Energy Engineering • Civil Engineering • • Civil Infrastructural Engineering and Management • • Computer Science and Engineering • • Electronic and Computer Engineering • • Electronic Engineering • Engineering Enterprise Management • Financial Technology • IC Design Engineering • Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics • • Information Technology • Intelligent Building Technology and Management • Integrative Systems and Design • • Mechanical Engineering • • • Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship • Telecommunications • ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES Atmospheric Environmental Science • • Environmental Engineering • • Environmental Engineering and Management • • Environmental Health and Safety • Environmental Science and Management • • Environmental Science, Policy and Management • • Marine Environmental Science • • PUBLIC POLICY Public Management • Public Policy • • • INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Individualized Interdisciplinary Program (Research Area) • • *subject to approval Program Details:

Generous Scholarships Postgraduate Studentship for MPhil and PhD Students • HK$216,360 (~US$27,750) per year • Up to 2 years for full-time MPhil students and up to 4 years for full-time PhD students RedBird PhD Award Program Recruitment Award for new PhD students • HK$40,000 (~US$5,130) and a waiver of tuition fee* in the first year * Local PhD students will receive a tuition waiver from the Hong Kong SAR Government instead. Academic Excellence Award for current PhD students • An award in recognition of student’s outstanding academic performance and research capacity • HK$20,000 (~US$2,560) per year, in the following years, subject to the academic performance Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program • A scholarship program for young East, Southeast and South Asian scholars to pursue postgraduate studies and cross-cultural enrichment • MPhil Programs: HK$252,000 (US$32,411) per year • Taught Master’s Programs: Full tuition and HK$97,188 (US$12,500) per year • Application Deadline: 31 January 2023 Tuition Waiver Scheme for Local Hong Kong MPhil and PhD Students • HK$42,100 (~US$5,400) per year • Up to 2 years for full-time MPhil students and up to 4 years for full-time PhD students Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme • A prestigious award for the best PhD students from around the world • Stipend: HK$325,200 (~US$41,700) per year for 4 years • HKUST RedBird PhD Award: A Recruitment Award of HK$40,000 (~US$5,130) in the first year • Conference Travel Allowance: HK$13,600 (~US$1,740) per year for 4 years • Application Deadline: 1 December 2022

Tuition Fees Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme • A fellowship for meritorious local students of selected taught master’s programs • Tuition waiver up to HK$120,000 (~US$15,390) Research Travel Grant • To support full-time students to present research papers at conferences and professional meetings Overseas Research Award & Greater Bay Area Research Award • HK$10,000 (~US$1,280) per month for an overseas attachment • HK$5,000 (~US$640) per month for a Greater Bay Area attachment Guaranteed University Accommodation for Full-Time MPhil and PhD Students in the First 2 Years of Research Studies • Research Postgraduate Programs (MPhil and PhD): HK$42,100 (~US$5,400) per year (full-time/part-time) • Taught Postgraduate Programs (DBA, EMBA, MBA, MA, MSc, MPM, MPP, PGD): Fees vary for each program. Details at More Scholarships and Awards:

The HKUST Advantage hkustpg Find Out More The leaflet was published in August 2022. For the most up-to-date information, please refer to 6600+ Postgraduate Students 720+ Faculty from 40 (Data as of Mar 2022) ~100 Research Institutes, Centers and Joint Labs in Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area English as Medium of Instruction from 60+ Countries and Regions (Data as of Dec 2021) World’s Top Young University THE Young University Rankings, 2022 3 # Top Asian University QS and THE Asia University Rankings, 2022 World Leading or Internationally Excellent Research Work among Universities in Hong Kong Research Assessment Exercise 2020, University Grants Committee 9 # 1 # Countries and Regions For programs offered at HKUST(GZ), please refer to FYTGS-HKUSTGZ Unified HKUST, Complementary Campuses Exciting Cross Campus Study Opportunities The synergistic connection between HKUST and HKUST(GZ) creates numerous bidirectional opportunities